Ex-GOP Rep. Comstock Claims If Trump Disappeared, There Wouldn’t Be A Lot Of Republicans In The Search Party

Former Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) went on “Meet The Press” on Sunday to claim that if former President Donald Trump went missing, “I don’t think you’d have many Republicans in the search party.”

Comstock said this after a video played in which Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) said, “Ask the American people, are they more likely to trust an independent commission not composed of members of Congress or are they more likely to trust one handpicked by Speaker Pelosi? Pretty clear who they would most trust.”

Anchor Chuck Todd then chimed in to say, “You and I both know, I can picture Mitch McConnell in another world making the case for this commission using Bill Cassidy’s argument.”

Comstock Sounds Off 

“Well, that was exactly the argument we were making to the senators, and Senator Cassidy is exactly right,” Comstock said, according to the Huffington Post. “He was so gracious in meeting with the family. He even indicated how close his family was to Capitol Police officers and how his daughter had been close to them since she grew up in this area. He makes the best case.”

“I talked to a number of the 35 in the house who voted for it, and that’s exactly the argument that those who voted for it made to their constituents, some of whom aren’t happy they’re doing this. But that’s the whole point. It would be non-partisan,” she added. 

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Comstock Targets Trump

“I understand Republicans want to get away from Donald Trump. If Donald Trump disappeared tomorrow, I don’t think you’d have many Republicans in the search party, maybe a few prosecutors, but not Republicans. So they want to get away from him,” she added. “But the problem is, he’s not going to go away. This is not about Democrats or Republicans.”

“It’s about the country, and it’s about getting to the truth, and it’s about protecting the Capitol, the people who work there, and also making sure this never happens again,” Comstock continued. “That’s what the family so eloquently communicated, and I think obviously Senator Cassidy captured that well.”

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This piece was written by James Samson on May 31, 2021. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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